3-Inch Fu Dogs
Material: Earth Material
Dimension(in): 1.5x3x3in each
Weight: 360g pair
With the power to drive away evil, Fu Dogs
are popularly known as the defender of law and protector of buildings.
Fu Dogs provide ultimate protection from theft and robbery, wards
of evil spirits and harmful people, nourishes chi that enters
homes, bring in happy blessings and dissolves bad chi from neighbourly
formations when placed at entrances of residential houses and
shops. If you are staying in an apartment, you may also display
them if your entrance door is facing the lift, stairs or escalator
to dissolve rushing bad chi. They can be placed on floor level
or raised to higher level. With the spread of Buddhism to China,
the status of Fu Dogs were elevated during the reign of Emperor
Zhangdi of the Eastern Han Dynasty due to the religion's high
regard for them. It is seen as the symbol of power and strength
because of its ability eat up the tiger and leopard besides having
the ability to suppress and expel evil forces. It usually comes
in a pair with the male placed on the left and female on the right
of the door (inside looking out). The male usually steps on a
silk ball to symbolize the unification of the universe and supreme
power, while the female steps on a puppy to symbolize continuing
What Fu Dogs symbolize and how to
place this object?
The name Fu Dogs are actually derived chinese
"foh" (recited in chinese as Buddha) because these beings
are found as stone mounting guardians at Buddhist temples. They
are considered sacred in Buddhism, where most deities are depicted
sitting on it. It is the emblem of wisdom, power and protection,
which could be the reason why they are being embroidered on ancient
chinese official robes. These powerful guardians are fun to own
like a lovely pair of real dogs at our homes and are easy to tame.
This ancient guardians have been used as potent
protectors in imperial palaces, homes of high officials and rich
merchants. This powerful symbol provides potent protection and
demon scaring for ancient palaces, banks, mansions, shops, malls,
businesses, hotels and jewellery shops. Their faces may look like
lions, but take note that they are different from the actual lions.
The male is usually depicted holding a ball to signify important
global network for business people outside and external protection,
while the female holding a child signifies protection of members
of the household or premise. The male is placed on the left (from
inside looking out of your premise) and the female holding a child
is placed on the right (from inside looking out of your premises).
A pair of Fu Dogs guarding a door
of the Imperial Palace in Bangkok, Thailand
Ancient legend revealed that the Fu Dogs produce
milk from their paws and enjoyed sporting with hollow balls. Therefore,
ancient people place hollow balls in the jungle in hope of them
leaving some milk onto the hollow balls. This is the reason why
many chinese artpieces would show two Fu Dogs playing with the
hollow balls. And these two Fu Dogs actually have the same significance
as the two supreme Dragons playing with the pearl.
Placement of Fu Dogs to guard the
We have seen many success stories of business
people, high ranking politicians and important people whom have
told us how their grand pair of the Fu Dogs brought them remarkable
results in their premises (homes or shops or business buildings).
They prevent robbery/theft, ward off harmful people, bring in
more good fortune/ better sales and improve the feng shui of entrances.